Afrotyphlops liberiensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Typhlopoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Superfamilia: Typhlopoidea

Familia: Typhlopidae
Subfamilia: Afrotyphlopinae
Genus: Afrotyphlops
Species: Afrotyphlops liberiensis

Name[edit]

Holotype: ANSP 3243, collected by Dr. T.S. Savage between 1840–1848.

Type locality: “Liberia, western coast of Africa”.

Combinations[edit]

  • Onychocephalus liberiensis Hallowell, 1848: 59 [original combination]
  • Typhlops punctatus liberiensisLaurent, 1964: 391 [subsequent combination]
  • Afrotyphlops liberiensisBroadley & Wallach, 2009: 26 [subsequent combination]

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Guinea Blind Snake